Personality test: Your favorite color says a lot about you
"What's your favorite color?" is a question that follows us since early childhood. Maybe as children we subconsciously knew that by discovering someone's favorite color we learn a lot more about that person.
Whether it's a vibrant orange or a calming blue, color choices can help define one's personality.
Betty Wood, author of The Healing Power of Color, reveals what our favorite colors say about us.
White is a symbol of purity, innocence and naivety – it is often associated with youth. If you are an older person, your choice of white may mean that you long for perfection and unattainable ideals. You may even want to regain lost youth and freshness. Also, white color symbolizes the desire for simplicity.
This color represents strength, health and vitality. It is often chosen by extroverted, aggressive and impulsive people – or those who would like to achieve these qualities. She is associated with ambitious people, determined to make the most of life.
They can quickly judge people and choose sides. "Red people" are usually optimists who can hardly tolerate monotony, they are restless and may not be aware of their own mistakes. They have difficulty achieving an objective point of view, so they can blame others for any misfortunes, even though they themselves are part of the problem.
Quiet people who prefer red may need warmth, strength and other characteristics of this color. Red is usually the color of those with an open and simple nature who love life.
Hard experiences probably shaped the "brown-skinned people" into generous and beautiful people. Usually, this color adorns people who have gone through difficult struggles in life, but still managed to "come out". It can also denote disciplined "red" people – who have matured due to various life experiences.
This color embodies the gentler characteristics of red, it symbolizes love and feelings without passion. Women who prefer pink have maternal tendencies. The pink color means protection, special attention and a well-placed life.
Also, "pink people" are looking for love and want to feel safe, maybe even want to look delicate and fragile. "Pink people" like to be charming and gentle, maybe a little undefined.
This is the color of luxury and people who want to please themselves. Orange is usually chosen by very social people who like to have fun. "Orange people" are usually very popular and good-natured, although sometimes they can over-dramatize.
Sometimes they can be a bit fickle and indecisive, but at the end of the day they still try to agree with others on something. Orange is the color of youth, strength, fearlessness, curiosity and restlessness.
The color of happiness, wisdom and imagination. It is often chosen by adventurous people who long for something new and self-fulfillment. She usually goes well with cheerful people who have a good sense of humor but also a sense of business.
Yellow signifies intellect and all that is related to the mind – therefore "yellows" are usually precise thinkers who have their own attitude about everything and a mind full of many ideas. Sometimes they can even seem irresponsible, because they often prefer to choose the freedom of their thoughts and actions.
The color of harmony and balance, green, symbolizes hope, renewal and peace. It is often preferred by people with a calm and sincere nature. "Green people" are usually community-minded, sociable, but still prefer peace at any cost.
Sometimes they are easily taken advantage of because they are humble, patient and do not put themselves first. They are usually civilized, nice and respectable.
Soft, compassionate and caring color. It signifies deprivation of freedom and introspection, conservatism and obligations. "Blue people" are often admired for their strong character and wisdom.
Their characteristics are also; patience, perseverance, conscientiousness and self-control. They are usually quite loyal and faithful people, but sometimes they can be suspicious and get into conflicts because of their inflexible attitudes.
Blue - green
Demanding, discriminating, calm and attractive, the blue-green color adorns sensitive people with strong intellect, stable character and distinctive personality. "Blue-green people" have excellent taste and are usually polite, kind and capable. They often refuse any guidance or even advice.
Complex, imaginative and original color. "Turquoise people" usually choose the hard way and may appear cold on the outside, but in fact there is a lot of turmoil going on inside.
This color is usually chosen by people who live "at a high level", never notice anything dark and mundane and are always impeccably and beautifully dressed.
People who prefer this color always avoid getting their hands dirty even though they have high and noble intentions. They are usually creative, charming, civilized and witty.
People who prefer the color purple can be described as a little "different" - they are individuals, and they are decorated with wit, sensitivity and a desire to be unique and - different from others. They are temperamental and usually talented in art.
When misunderstood, they can become sarcastic. If you choose purple, you strive to be unconventional, tolerant and dignified and to achieve high positions in society.
"Brown people" are characterized by endurance and patience. They strive to be strong in character, conscientious, independent, trustworthy and conservative. They are not impulsive, and sometimes they even lack a little tact.
They like responsibility, they are kind and you can rely on them. If you choose brown, be careful not to become too inflexible and stubborn.
Gray is the color of caution and compromise. "Grey people" are usually calm and composed and often work hard even without a reward for it. Younger people who choose gray seem to withdraw from life, suppressing their personality.
In old age, "grey people" want their life to flow in a constant flow with a few small ups and downs. People who choose the color gray can often be "workaholics" who put a lot of effort into their work.
Black is dignified and striking without being overbearing. People who choose the color black want to leave a somewhat mysterious impression, and their choice of black can mean the suppression of desires and worldly goals, indicating their inner depth and undiscovered desires.